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March 30, 2015

Inside Jeff Goodman’s NCAA Tournament “Marathon Man” experience

By Sheldon Spencer, ESPN
ESPN College Basketball Insider Jeff Goodman has been all over the NCAA Division I Men’s Championship like a full-court press. To kick off the tournament, Goodman completed an ambitious four-state, four-day trip covering four different teams as the NCAA tournament’s first full weekend started.
Topics: ESPN
March 19, 2015

ESPN’s Andy Katz Follows President Obama’s NCAA Bracket Predictions from the White House to the Smithsonian

By Sheldon Spencer, ESPN

For seven years, a visit to the White House has been one rite of spring for ESPN.com senior basketball writer Andy Katz. He’s had the unique distinction of unveiling President Barack Obama’s bracket predictions for the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championships on SportsCenter.

Topics: ESPN
August 16, 2013

Disney Post Celebrates One Year!

By David Gill, The Walt Disney Company

A year ago today we launched Disney Post, the official blog of The Walt Disney Company. It’s been an incredible journey, and we’ve truly enjoyed giving you an inside and in-depth look at all of our businesses.

August 14, 2013

ESPN's Colin Cowherd Lends His Voice to Colin Cowling in 'Disney's Planes'

By Sheldon Spencer, ESPN
When the production team of Disney's Planes needed a sports commentator for the new film, who did they turn to? That's right, none other than ESPN!
March 22, 2013

Disney News This Week: ESPN Emmy Nominations, 'Mickey and the Magical Map' at Disneyland Park, 'Pretty Little Liars' Makes TV History

By Cynthia Momdjian, The Walt Disney Company
From ESPN’s 41 Sports Emmy Award nominations to ABC Family making TV history on Twitter, get the latest from around The Walt Disney Company this week!
December 26, 2012

Disney Supports Toys for Tots to Spread Holiday Cheer

By David Gill, The Walt Disney Company

A new toy goes a long way in brightening a child's day during the holidays. So much so that Disney made a $150,000 donation to the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve’s Toys for Tots Foundation, a nonprofit that collects new toys and distributes them as Christmas gifts to less fortunate children. A portion of the donation — $100,000 — helped families impacted by Hurricane Sandy.

November 17, 2012

Disney VoluntEARS and Friends for Change Celebrate Family Volunteer Day

By David Gill, The Walt Disney Company

My favorite Family Volunteer Day tradition is to join fellow Disney VoluntEARS at the Orange County Food Bank in California to pack food boxes for those in need.

October 23, 2012

Localizing Disney Content for International Markets: Russia, South Africa and the UK

By Heather Hust Rivera, The Walt Disney Company

At Disney, we continually look for ways to celebrate local cultures and make our movies and shows even more relevant and popular in international markets. The Walt Disney Studios, ABC, Disney Channel, Disney XD, Radio Disney, ESPN and other Disney-owned television stations produce original local content and also adapt shows so that they are rooted in local cultures.